Amanda Nunes to defend title at UFC 224

Amanda Nunes has won her previous six bouts. After dispatching of Miesha Tate at UFC 200 back in July of 2016, she would become the UFC bantamweight champion. Since, she has two title defenses to her name. But now, Nunes has her next opponent. And just like that, her next title defense.“Amanda Nunes will put the UFC women’s bantamweight title on the line against Raquel Pennington...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC confirms Belfort-Machida for UFC 224

Mark those calendars, fight fans. UFC 224 officially promises to be pretty fun. On May 12, the UFC travels to Brazil. And what better way to mark that than to have two Brazilians–Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfort–square off. But perhaps the best part is how close of friends these two are.Last week, it seemed very likely that this bout was going to headline UFC 224. But now it’s official...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Belfort will face 'long-time friend' Machida at UFC 224

UFC 224 takes to Brazil on May 12. But now, it’s got one heckuva main event. Vitor Belfort will take on longtime friend Lyoto Machida. But more than that, it’s Belfort’s final bout on his current contract. Not only that, but the former light heavyweight title says it’s his last. In fact, he guarantees it.“I’m over 20 years being relevant in this sport. I broke a lot barriers and...
Via The Sports Post
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort wants $10 million to keep fighting

Vitor Belfort is 40 years old, and holds a career MMA record of 26-13. He knows the end of the tunnel is nearing. In fact, he’s ready to retire. But one thing would change his mind. Money, and lots of it.“Ten million dollars or more, to start the conversation. That’s the number. And then we start talking.”Belfort would reiterate his desire for money, but he’s got other plans as well...
Via The Sports Post
January 12, 2018  |  Discuss

UFC 198: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza (Video Highlights)

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (pictured) felt that a win over Vitor Belfort should solidify his spot as the UFC middleweight division’s top contender. It’s tough to argue after what he did to “The Phenom” on Saturday at UFC 198. Souza made Belfort look old and out of place, quickly disposing of the former UFC champ in juster under five minutes. Current UFC middleweight champion Luke...
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman TKO’s Vitor Belfort In First At UFC 187

This UFC 187 middleweight title fight produced fireworks with Vitor Belfort initially having the champion Chris Weidman in trouble on the feet, only to then find himself on the receiving end of a sustained ground and pound assault as Weidman earned a first round TKO victory. Round One: The middleweight title fight is underway with a touch of the gloves. Head kick attempt from...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187: Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort (Video Highlights)

Chris Weidman (pictured) promised he would finish the “cheater” Vitor Belfort quickly on Saturday at UFC 187. Let’s just say Weidman is a man of his word. After taking some vicious punches in the opening minutes, Weidman scored an easy takedown and unleashed some ground-and-pound. Belfort stood no chance once the scrap hit the mat. Weidman advanced to full-mount and really started...
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187 ‘Weidman vs. Belfort’ full countdown video

UFC middlweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0) will look to take out another Brazilian middleweight contender when he takes on Vitor Belfort (24-10) in the co-main event of UFC 187 next Saturday night. This is the 4th time these two have been scheduled to face one another over the past two years and now that we’re less than one week out, we’re hoping UFC officials channel their inner...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

No Random Drug Tests for Vitor Belfort, UFC Champ Chris Weidman Baffled

The last time the Nevada Athletic Commission randomly drug tested Vitor Belfort (pictured), the UFC middleweight top contender failed miserably by clocking high levels of testosterone. So, why has the NAC not surprised Belfort with another drug screening after voting unanimously to grant him a license exactly three months ago, particularly when one of the three stipulations they...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Takes Dig at Vitor Belfort’s Thinned Physique

Oh, that Chris Weidman is quite the jokester. Last month, Vitor Belfort claimed he no longer needed TRT because he traded in the controversial treatment for TNT. Just in case you don’t understand what the Brazilian is trying to say, Belfort swapped out synthetic testosterone injections for dynamite. Apparently, it appears Belfort dropped some pounds in the process – which Weidman...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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